Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To be right'She's not right.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'

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